Resource Adequacy

Tools

Available EPRI Tools to Support Adequacy Practitioners

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Resource Adequacy Viewer Tool

Resource Adequacy Viewer Tool (or RAVT) is a calculator and a visualization tool developed at EPRI to analyze results from any RA model. RAVT reads and analyzes RA model outputs and creates visualizations for various RA metrics. It also categorizes shortfall events based on whether constraints arise from:

  • Capacity limitations,
  • Energy constraints, or
  • Both capacity and energy constraints
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Resource Adequacy Fuel Insufficiency Screening Tool

EPRI has developed a resource adequacy fuel insufficiency screening tool (RAFIS) that examines potential system gas limits and impacts on adequacy. It considers different solutions (gas pipeline, gas storage, dual fuel, and firm contracts) that can help reduce fuel risk.

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Materiality Calculator

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The purpose of this site is to bring together information to help those trying to assess resource adequacy. It draws on a wide range of work that EPRI and the industry has conducted in response to the challenges arising as power systems evolve. We welcome your feedback and suggestions to make this website increasingly useful to support you and your decisions.

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